When Frito-Lay sought to introduce a brand of better-for-you snacks, it identified a group of ultimate influencers to inform its strategy. These influencers were critical to the process from beginning to end and provided direction across the brand’s ecosystem.
Comar, a specialty packaging, device, and component supplier serving the medical, pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare, personal and home care, food and beverage, and other niche market segments is building a custom facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
GoGo squeeZ, a leading brand in healthy portable fruit pouches for kids, announced that it will unveil 100 percent recyclable packaging in the market by 2022. GoGo squeeZ will be among the earliest brands to address the implications of its pouch packaging and offer sustainable options to customers.
Berry Global Group to increase production capacity for ultra-high performance stretch films with US$30 million investment. The company will launch new lines and upgrades to existing assets in nine locations, with projects expected to be completed by April 2021.
After reviewing and analyzing 73 samples of some of the best examples of flexible packaging on the market in 2019, a panel of judges has chosen 48 packages for recognition in the Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) 64th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards competition.
Yakult is launching its first aseptic food and beverage products on the Korean market, in Ecolean Air Aseptic lightweight packages. The first two launches match health-oriented products with convenient and unique packaging.
A GS1 US research study revealed that 82% of retailers and 92% of brand owners support transitioning from the universal product code to a data-rich two-dimensional barcode, digital watermark and/or RFID within five years.
HP Inc. and ePac Flexible Packaging announced that ePac hit a new production record at the start of 2020 on its fleet of HP Indigo 20000 digital presses operating globally, driven by a doubling of its customer base in the past year.
This issue of Flexible Packaging spotlights today’s flexible films; packaging line automation along with a case study; coverage on COVID-19 medical mask material, hand sanitizer packaged in single-use sachets; and sanitizing wipes, along with a brand renew of a popular jerky snack brand.